Current Alerts

Exotic Plant Pest: Tomato Potato Psyllid and Zebra Chip

Biosecurity SA has implemented a new Condition 17 of the Plant Quarantine Standard South Australia, imposing restrictions and prohibitions on hosts in the solanaceae and convolvulaceae families. This directly effects well-known products like potatoes…

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News - SARDI

Put your science hat on at SARDI's Open Day

16 November 2017

From live fish displays and research vessels to lab work and interactive touch tanks, there's something for everyone to discover at the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences Open Day.

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Adelaide ‘nuts’ about almonds and pistachios

7 November 2017

About 110 delegates representing the almond and pistachio sectors are in Adelaide this week for the 7th International Symposium on Almonds and Pistachios.

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FREE family fun day at SARDI Aquatic Sciences

2 November 2017

The South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Aquatic Sciences division will open its doors to the public on Sunday 19 November.

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Greater flexibility provided to Rock Lobster fishery

20 October 2017

Outcomes from research carried out by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI), the research division of Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA), has resulted in the outer region of the Northern Zone Rock Lobster Fishery bein…

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Ocean views from your desktop or device

18 October 2017

South Australia's fishing, aquaculture and other marine industries now have access to high resolution real-time ocean forecasts of ocean currents with the development of eSA-Marine, a revolutionary mapping system.

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New high yield oat variety to help reduce cholesterol

4 September 2017

Grain growers and consumers are set to benefit from a new local oat variety, Kowari, which will be available for seeding next year.

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Giant Cuttlefish continue to thrive at Point Lowly

25 August 2017

The Giant Australian Cuttlefish spawning population at Point Lowly near Whyalla continues to thrive, a promising result for one of the State's most iconic species.

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South Australia preparing seeds for ‘doomsday vault’

7 June 2017

South Australian researchers are preparing thousands of seed lots for the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway.

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New technology to protect Australia's grain industries

26 April 2017

A suite of new smart trapping technology is being developed by the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) to protect Australia’s grain industries from airborne pests and diseases.

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Ascochyta blight advice for pulse growers

10 April 2017

South Australian chickpea growers are being urged to consider their ability to effectively manage ascochyta blight before planting the crop.

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